Forth is a fascinating language , created by computer genius Charles Moore in 1968 .
Sometimes Forth is called a low level language, but you can make high abstract programming as well. In fact, in Forth you are encouraged to CREATE YOUR OWN LANGUAGE to resolve a task. Forth is VAST , Forth can be its own OS ! * . But Forth generates the most compact code known , even more than Assembler. Experienced implementators can create a program in no time. Beginners should start learning with patience. To master Forth you will have to forget all what you learned before, be ready to learn a totally new phylosophy of programming !
So, if all this sounds challenging enough ... why not try it right now ?
You can download the latest free version of Forth2020 for PC (ex*ForthWin) from our free-forth site :
You can download the latest free version of Win32forth from : https://sourceforge.net/projects/win32forth/files/ or http://win32forth.sourceforge.net/
Gforth is an excellent Forth implementation on Linux: https://www.gnu.org/software/gforth/
Go to the Book sections, download Leo Brodie´s "Starting Forth" and have fun ! Peter's books collection
A more in depth description of Forth : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Forth_(programming_language)
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